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Middle Class Affordability Rankings™ by Major for 2020

College Raptor ranks the most affordable colleges by college major, based on the estimated net price at each institution that offers that major for a “typical” middle class family from a selected state.

The net price of a college is the actual cost of the school paid by the student and family, after factoring in merit and grant aid from the college federal programs and work study.
"Typical" Middle Class Family
Used in the net price estimates shown below
Number in Family
4
Number In College
1
Total Income
$80,000
Total Assets
$50,000

× Reminder: All net prices shown by College Raptor are our estimates. Please contact the college financial aid office for actual net cost figures.
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Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Columbia University in the City of New York $5,500 Image
2 Stanford University $6,400 Image
3 Rice University $6,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $6,000 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $7,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Rice University $6,700 Image
3 Yale University $8,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $10,300 Image
2 Cottey College $12,600 Image
2 University of Minnesota-Crookston $12,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $6,000 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $7,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rice University $6,700 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $7,300 Image
3 Colby College $9,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Columbia University in the City of New York $5,500 Image
2 Pomona College $8,300 Image
2 Princeton University $8,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rice University $6,700 Image
2 Elizabeth City State University $12,300 Image
3 University of Minnesota-Crookston $12,600 Image
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